Field Trip Guides and Maps

Thompson, M.D., 2017, Bedrock Geologic Map of the Newton 7.5’Quadrangle, Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk Counties, Massachusetts:  Massachusetts Geological Survey Geologic Map GM-17-01.  1:24,000.  1 map sheet (PDF) and explanatory text (PDF).  https://mgs.geo.umass.edu/newton

Brady, John B., Cheney, John T., Ramezani, Jahandar, and Thompson, Margaret D., 2014, The Cape Ann Plutonic Suite:  Classic stops for teaching petrology along the North Shore in Thompson, Margaret D., editor, Guidebook to Field Trips in Southeastern New England (MA-NH-RI):  Wellesley, MA, 106th Annual Meeting of the New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. A4-1 -A4-28.

Thompson, Margaret D., 2014, Conglomerate in and around the Boston Basin, Massachusetts:  U-Pb geochronology, stratigraphy and Avalonian tectonic setting in Thompson, Margaret D., editor, Guidebook to Field Trips in Southeastern New England (MA-NH-RI):  Wellesley, MA, 106th Annual Meeting of the New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. B2-1 -B2-16. Color Map.

Thompson, P.J.,, Kopera, J., Ross, M., Bailey, R., and Thompson, M., 2014, Bedrock geology of Boston Harbor:  Cambridge Argillite and associated diabase sills and debris flows in Thompson, Margaret D., editor, Guidebook to Field Trips in Southeastern New England (MA-NH-RI):  Wellesley, MA, 106th Annual Meeting of the New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. C1-1 -C1-32.

Thompson, M.D., and Grunow, A.M., 2004, A Roxbury Review: conglomerates of greater Boston, Massachusetts in Hanson, L.S., ed., Guidebook to field trips in Rhode Island and Massachusetts: Salem, MA., 96th Annual Meeting of the New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, p. C2-1 - C2-21.